Human Resources


Join the Joplin Schools' family and be part of a future that is bigger and better than ever.

We offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive employee benefits
  • Advanced facilities, technology, and professional development
  • Culture committed to kids, learning and growth
One team. Countless opportunities! We hope you consider joining us!
Apply today

The mission of the Human Resources department is to serve as a strategic partner in furthering the district's goal of becoming the employer of choice. We manage personnel services for more than 1,300 staff members including employment, training, employee relations, benefits, safety, and health, while ensuring compliance with district policies, laws, and regulations.

Joplin Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not illegally discriminate in its programs, services, activities or facilities.

Contact Us

Fax: 417-781-2859

Melissa Smith
Administrative Assistant
Certified Staff 
417-625-5200, EXT. 2002

Alyce Brown
Administrative Assistant
Classified Staff
417-625-5200, EXT. 2045 

Erin Parrigon

Administrative Assistant 
Absence Management / Substitute Placement
417-625-5200, EXT. 2013

Becki England
Benefits Coordinator
417-625-5200, EXT. 2001

Matt Arnold
Manager of Human Resources
417-625-5200, EXT. 2023

Justin Crawford
Director of Educational Support and Human Resources

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